I Have Munchausen Syndrome

Munchausen Syndrome anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Munchausen Syndrome. You're not alone. 33 People

    Another Result Of A Rotten Childhood

    Just came back from therapy and if bi polar, PTSD, anxiety, and depression was not enough I have come to the conclusion that I have munchausen sydrome, I can not even pronounce this. As I sat in therapy with a ace bandage on my wrist from a fall I took I can do everything with my...
    Compulsive64 Compulsive64
    46-50
    Apr 26, 2012

    It's difficult for others to understand

    that I'd love to be lying in hospital, on oxygen, unable to move. Nurses caring for me, specialists understanding me, visitors making me laugh.No expectations. Thankfully my psychologist is helping me to understand it and talk to psychiast
    Jomail Jomail
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 10, 2014

    I Don't Have Munchausen But I Have Been Really Hurt By One Who Did

    I'm hoping this will help people trying to get over Munchausen. I had a close friend who I believed had cancer, pretended to be sick, asked people to be supportive during times of when he "went into surgery", etc. And then one day, his girlfriend (and my best friend) told me that...
    loveisblind1 loveisblind1
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Feb 23, 2012

    Need Advice

    I think I have a friend who has Munchausen's mixed with mythomania. I want to help, but I don't know how to tell her in a way that won't make her run for the hills. Any advice?
    anonym333 anonym333
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 13, 2013

    I'M Not The Only One Who Noticed

    obviously because i have faked/exaggerated things all my life, i have been to my doctors practice countless times with my mum, often resulting with either nothing or antibiotics (much to my dismay). Just a few weeks ago I was having a discussion with my mum as she was saying how...
    munchausensabitch munchausensabitch
    18-21
    1 Response Mar 31, 2013

    I Think The Love Of My Life Has, Munchausens.

    My girl friend, and I have been togeter almost a year now. We are engaged and I am worried she has Munchausens. In early March we found out she had stage 2 colon cancer. My daughter is 2 and, he stays with my mother so I could work two jobs and take care of my girl friend. Then...
    1127KM 1127KM
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 29, 2013

    I Am A Mix?

    I think I may have a mix between hypochondria and Munchhausen Syndrome. These are the reasons: I love to watch youtube videos of people losing consciousness and whenever I see someone faint or get knocked out I get this “whomph” feeling in my lower belly that is just so...
    3 Responses Jan 28, 2013

    I Think I Have Munchausens

    I have come to the conclusion that I have munchausens syndrome. I have always grown up having to one up the person next to me with a worse story of something that happened to me. Then it got worse, I started exaggerating the level of real symptoms to get sympathy from others. In...
    1 Response Jan 19, 2013

    I Feel Like I'm A Sick Person For My Munchausen's

    I fake OCD ADD kidney failure heart problems, oh and it's perfect. When I see sick people I'm jealous, i break my bones and i love it, my heart stops with longing when I see an ambulance or someone go to the hospital, I fantasize over saying I have cancer, and was exited when i...
    Charliepeach Charliepeach
    13-15
    3 Responses Aug 14, 2012

    I'M Obsessed With Hospitals And Cancer

    I have spent a lot of time in hospitals because of two of my close family members who had cancer. I saw them suffer, and I know both of them would have done anything to end their suffering. But for some reason, I want to be in their shoes. I love hospitals. I love the smell, the...
    alexissss alexissss
    18-21
    3 Responses Mar 20, 2013

    Help?

    i have munchausen syndrome. and everyone is telling me to get a treatment for that itself... i dont believe that i have it. but everyone tells me i do... does anyone have any ideas on how to hurt myself? i feel like that pain is easier...because its the only way anybody will...
    smoot100 smoot100
    22-25
    6 Responses Mar 19, 2010

    My friend admitted to me

    that she has munchausens, and she actually does and then decided she didn't and won't speak to her therapist about it. She is hurting herself and putting everyone she knows out by pretending to be handicapped. How can I help her? She sits at home alone most of the day or comes...
    dannigirl81 dannigirl81
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jan 1, 2014

    I'm 14 and "suffer" from this awful syndrome.

    I often randomly say a part of my body hurts just so my mom will do something. I had pneumonia in June and really wish that it would have been a bigger more long term infection. I feel jealous when I read about cancer patients suffering and wish I could be among those people. I...
    stellagirl99 stellagirl99
    16-17, F
    Jan 26, 2014

    Im Only 16

    Im awaiting blood tests for an auto-immune disease, and I dont know what to think. I feel disgusted at myself when i secretly wish i had something so theres a cinflict raging in my mind, i dont know what to do.
    munchausensabitch munchausensabitch
    18-21
    3 Responses Mar 24, 2013

    I Have Munchausen

    I know for a fact that I am sick, but I keep looking ways to go to the hospital , I feel so in peace or cared for You know what I mean. I don't want to let anybody know about my disorder but I want to have a surgery so bad! it hurts! have had three so far, but not because I faked...
    dulceocean1 dulceocean1
    41-45, F
    Aug 30, 2013

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    deleted deleted
    26-30
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    16-17, F
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    41-45, F
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Mar 29
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    26-30
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    46-50, T
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    36-40, F
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    18-21, F
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
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